Today is Janmashtami, and the entire country is celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna. The day is significant around the world because many Indians and people from other countries who identify as Krishna bhakts celebrate the holiday with enthusiasm.
On this day, devotees dress up their favourite Gopalas and Lord Krishna statues and worship the deity’s birth at home and in temples. One of the most prominent gods in the Hindu pantheon, television dramas and films have frequently represented the God’s life, from being a truant child to Arjun’s charioteer during the Kurukshetra War, which is immortalised in the Hindu epic Mahabharata. And many actors who depicted Lord Krishna acquired enormous popularity for their interpretation, going down in cinematic history. Let us take a look at the performers that represented Shree Krishna onscreen on this auspicious day.
1. Sarvadaman D Banerjee
Sarvadaman’s portrayal of Lord Krishna in the 1993 television series Krishna was an instant hit with audiences. Fans remember him for his role and how well he played it.
2. Nitish Bhardwaj
The actor played Lord Krishna twice in the films Mahabharat (1998) and Vishnu Puran (2003). The fans liked the actor’s performance.
3. Saurabh Raj Jain
Before taking on this incredible role, Saurabh appeared in a number of TV series. In 2013, the actor portrayed Lord Krishna in the mytho-drama Mahabharat. Saurabh grabbed hearts with his commanding on-screen presence.
4. Saurabh Pandey
He is also a well-known figure on the tiny screen who went to great lengths to make his portrayal of Lord Krishna unforgettable. Suryaputra Karn, a Sony TV programme, featured Saurabh as Krishna.
5. Mrunal Jain
This attractive small-screen heartthrob once played Lord Krishna in Kahaani Humarey Mahabharat Ki and captured hearts with his remarkable screen presence.
6. Vishal Karwal
The Splitsvilla participant surprised everyone by playing Lord Krishna in the show Dwarkadheesh – Bhagwaan Shri Krishn.
7. Meghan Jadhav
In 2009, talented actor played Krishna in the show Jai Shri Krishna and received positive feedback from viewers.
Sumedh Mudgalkar, who plays the crucial role in Star Bharat’s Radha Krishn, has made the programme one of the most popular on the small screen. The actor has thoroughly immersed himself in the role, and fans are adoring him.